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Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So utterly relaxed and friendly.. so Amsterdam! A hotel, yes; a club, yes; an inspiring museum and centre for design, yes! Perfectly laid back but with attention to detail and service. A wonderfully central and cool hotel with great transport links... situated right by the water. The restaurant food is excellent and locally sourced and you certainly don't have to...

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Lloyd-Amsterdam, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Rosie, Thank you for your review! We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. We hope to welcome you again soon. Please, book directly via our website for the best price. With kind regards, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like sanitised chain hotels where everything is perfect, but dull, this is not the place for you. If you like generosity, a sense of a community, and a feeling for history then head for Lloyd. We stayed in a 3 star room, great beds meant great sleeps, huge ensuite and a fab view across the river. The bar...

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Lloyd-Amsterdam, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you liked your stay at our Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. We hope to welcome you again soon. Please, book directly via our website for the best rate. With kind regards, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay, in Amsterdam. Great value, and a cool location. Situated on the banks of the sea, it is 5minute tram journey into central Amsterdam, so is good for a quiet place, with quick links into the city. The rooms are very quirky with everything you need, and are extremely affordable. The staff are very...

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Lloyd-Amsterdam, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Manish, Thank you so much for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. We hope to welcome you again soon. With kind regards, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would recommend this hotel to anyone who loves quirky. This is a joy of a hotel on every front. If you love good food, friendly staff, orchids, views of the harbour and really interesting arty aspects, this is the place for you. Simple, clean rooms too.

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Lloyd-Amsterdam, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Angie, Thank you for your review. We are really happy to hear you enjoyed you stay at our Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. We hope to welcome you again soon. Please, book via our website for the best rate. With kind regards, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I loved my stay at the Lloyd Hotel, which is easy to reach from the station in only four tram stops. You can choose the category, from budget to 4 star category, which is great. I appreciated most its charming vintage style, the cleanliness, the nice little details, the amazing dining room, the library and exhibition rooms, the beautiful flowers,...

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Lloyd-Amsterdam, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Astrid, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. We hope to welcome you again soon. Please, book directly via our website for the best rate. With kind regards, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 March 2017

So, 3 "stars" is average, but 4 "stars" is very good. I believe I would give the Lloyd 3.5 for good. We enjoyed our stay, but there were definitely things we would have changed. Pluses: Cool old building with charming touches Nice staff - front desk and restaurant staff were all very friendly Bed was very comfortable Just okay: Location...

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Lloyd-Amsterdam, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. Did you know the hotel has 117 almost all different rooms? If a room doesn't meet your expectations, you can always go to the reception and ask if there is another room available. The staff from the reception will do everything they can to help you. We hope to welcome you again soon....

Reviewed 17 March 2017

I would expect from such a art oriented hotel to be free minded.... well it's not about them, my privacy means nothing in Lloyd Hotel... I have never stayed in the hotel where they would check if you slept in my prepaid room every night and intimidate to call policy becouse they noticed me being away 2 days of the...

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear guest, The well-being of our guests is our first concern. We feel sorry this came across as an invasion of your privacy. We definitely respect the privacy of our guests, but above all we consider the safety of our guests the most important. Best regards, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This place used to be hip - at least when it opened many years ago. They have rooms of different quality/stars inside the same building and contemporary dutch design by MVRDV. Unfortunately, they seem to think that the above is enough to treat people with arrogance and disrespect. Unfortunately it is not - as others have mentioned on this forum....

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear you felt treated this way, of course this is not how we see hospitality. Could you please send us a direct e-mail? We like to hear what happened to make sure this won't happen again in the future. Best regards, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Even if you stay elswhere in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Cultural Embassy id worth a visit. If dinner is as good as breakfast, I would certainly recommend it. The breakfast offers what you expect and more. There is a personal touch to what is served like an eggsallad, a cucumber chutney or the freshly pressed juices. I really enjoyed this place,...

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Lloyd-Amsterdam, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Lena, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at out Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. The are proud of all the design pieces we have in the hotel and really like to hear that you took a tour through the hotel. We hope to welcome you again soon. Please, book directly via...

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The hotel is within easy access to the center via tram 16 or the zoo and galleries via tram 10. Or perfect for walking and running. All the rooms are amazing and we spent hours wondering around the hotel itself taking in all the oddities. The staff were amazing as our first room had twin beds, we had asked for...

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Dear guest, Thank you so much for you feedback and all those lovely compliments! We are happy to hear you liked your stay at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. We would like to see you again soon! Please, book directly via our website for the best rate. With kind regards, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

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Staying in Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)

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Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
A visit to Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands presents the opportunity to marvel at its many modern architectural masterpieces like the Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam and the beguiling Python Bridge while taking in its scenic waterfront with its trendy assortment of cafés, restaurants, bars, and clubs. Here in this post-industrial (though in some parts still very much presently industrial) neighborhood, you’ll find a smart selection of cool galleries and shops as well as the kid-friendly Science Center NEMO and the National Maritime Museum.
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The Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam is the first one-to-five star design hotel in the world. Created as a home for travellers of all stripes, we believe in sharing cultural luggage - yours and ours. Located in a transformed historic building with 117 rooms, the Lloyd Hotel is an icon of Dutch design. More than 50 designers and artists are involved in the hotel. Our Cultural Embassy presents ongoing exhibitions, talks and events every month, available to all guests. Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy is located 900 metres from Pakhuis de Zwijger. Bimhuis concert hall is a 15-minute walk away. Guests benefit from a terrace, an excellent restaurant and free WiFi. Coffee and tea making facilities are available to guests throughout the hotel. The Cultural Embassy of Lloyd Hotel is present throughout the building. Cultural events are hosted and mezzanine platforms are used for exhibitions, meetings and events. The Lloyd has a variety of meeting room facilities and a library for smaller groups. The restaurant focuses on carefully sourced local ingredients and serves a range of sandwiches, light meals and an extensive breakfast buffet. There is also a shop selling delicatessen-style foods and designer gifts. Guests who wish to explore Amsterdam by bicycle can rent one from reception. The Rietlandpark tram stop is 200 metres away and offers services to Amsterdam Central Station within 10 minutes. Anne Frank House and Dam are both within a 10-minute walk from the Station. Leidseplein and the Jordaan district can be reached by taking tram 10. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ is 1.5 kilometres away. The Lloyd Hotel's neighbourhood is a great choice for travellers interested in city walks, architecture and cycling. ... more   less 

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Address: Oostelijke Handelskade 34, 1019 BN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
Price Range: RM448 - RM1,778 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy 3*
Number of rooms: 117
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#66 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#89 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
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“We did turn down a double room in the basement -- it resembled a long hallway with a bed at the end. But it was at least en suite.”
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“excellent location, fun and unique experience, excellent customer service”
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